Visiting Mendip

The Mendip District is a picturesque area of Somerset well worth a visit, whatever your interests.

Mendip's wonderful scenery ranges from the limestone Mendip Hills to the tranquil Somerset Levels, providing fascinating walks and cycle rides.

With individually distinctive towns and villages, the smallest city in England, areas of outstanding natural beauty, sites of historical significance, and many tourist attractions and events throughout the year, Mendip has something to offer most visitors.

  • The Visit Somerset website provides a wealth of information for visitors and residents, including places of interest, things to do and places to stay.
  • The Mendip AONB website has all the information you need to make the most of a visit to the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Tourist Information Centres

Information Centres in each of Mendip's main towns and city offer a wide range of information and advice on places to visit, events and accommodation.

For further information about a specific town please select the relevant website to visit:

Frome Visitor Information

Glastonbury Visitor Information

Shepton Mallet Visitor Information

Wells Visitor Information and Visit Wells for activities